Important Infomation for incoming and re-elected Councillors

All councils across NSW (with a few exceptions) have recently held their local elections.   That means that there isnwo-council likely to be a significant number of new Councillors elected. They will all be on a very steep learning curve over the next few months getting a clear understanding of all of the roles, responsibilities, functions and operations of their council. The issue ...

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Henty Machinery Field Days 2016

2016 featured the largest site area ever, cementing Henty Machinery Field Days as the single biggest outdoor and agriculture event in Australia. A 55,000 strong crowd over the the three days were welcomed through the gates to inspect the “agribusiness supermarket’’, showcased by 868 exhibitors on the biggest site area in the event’s history.

Held on September 20-22, the event drew record day one crowd numbers on Tuesday but wet weather dampened numbers for the remainder to result in the final ...

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Red Guide Post – update 29/08/2016

We have some very exciting news – the Red Guide Post initiative has been incorporated into the latest Edition of Camper Trailer Australia (Issue 105) and also features in an online Webvid.

Biosecure Touring – do your bit for the country!

https://www.campertraileraustralia.com.au/features/1608/biosecure-touring-do-your-bit-for-the-country

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It’s also featured on Camper Trailer Australia’s Facebook page.

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Weeds of National Significance (WoNS) webpages

Did you know that the Weeds of National Significance (WoNS) webpages, now reside on the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA).wons web

You can access all the WoNS best practice materials, maps, prioritisation tools and other species-specific information on the following link: http://weeds.ala.org.au/WoNS/

Please bookmark this page and continue to use these resources to assist your weed management efforts!

Thanks to the fantastic efforts of the folks at Atlas of Living Australia, ...

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Community Consultation – priority weed list – CLOSED

Community consultation has now closed.

Thank you for your input regarding weed species that are of significance within your LLS region.  All Weed Risk Assessments received will be considered by the Regional Weed Committees when developing the Regional Strategic Weed Management Plans.

For further information regarding the future weed listings and upcoming changes to weed management click here for the Riverina RWC and here for Murray RWC.

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Tocal College Shortcourse schedule for July to December 2016

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/content/agriculture/profarm/courses

12-13 Jul Working in confined spaces Yanco
13 Jul Working in confined spaces – Refresher Yanco
19-20 Jul SMARTtrain® chemical application (Level 3) Wagga
20 Jul SMARTtrain® Level 3 reaccreditation Wagga
21-22 Jul (½ day 22nd) SMARTtrain® chemical risk management (Level 4) Wagga
19-20 Jul Chainsaw – Trim & cut felled trees (Level 1 chainsaw operation) Yanco
21-22 Jul Chainsaw – Fall trees manually (basic) Yanco
25-29 Jul Certificate IV ...
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Riverina Field Day 2016

This years Riverina Field Days held on the 13th & 14th of May would have to be the best Field Days held in Griffith since its inception. The weather was fine and the public turnout was far above expectations.

Under new management the event was revamped with a new layout and new exhibitions across the site. The emphasis was to draw more attendees to the event, which was achieved with more sites of interest for the whole family; i.e. arts and ...

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Water hyacinth FOUND for sale in Albury (Murray)

A ute load of Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) has been removed from a residential property in Albury after tip offs from colleagues in WA & Victoria that plants were being sold on Gumtree.

Further information on water hyacinth can be found at: http://weeds.dpi.nsw.gov.au/Weeds/Details/145

Great work and thank you to all those involved in the rapid response and disposal of this notifiable weed.    Jan Mitchell (Vegetation Management Officer) can be contacted on 0429 032 079 for further information.

According to our New ...

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